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Jaydee III (SP 692)

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1916 by the Matthews Boat Co., Port Clinton, OH
  • Acquired by the Navy 19 May 1917
  • Commissioned 12 June 1917
  • Returned to her owners 7 March 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 23 t.
  • Length 45'
  • Beam 10'
  • Draft 2'6"
  • Speed 20 kts.
  • Complement: Nine
  • Armament one 1-pounder, one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 180hp 8-cylinder Van Blerck gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Jaydee III 117k "At full speed in rough seas," circa 1916-1917, probably in the Lake Erie area
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 99409
    Robert Hurst
    Jaydee III 63k Underway, c. 1916-1917
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101835
    Naval Historical Center

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